Jokes Gangs Hoods
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 26 x 18 cm.
  • [80] pp.
  • edition size 2000
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Jokes Gangs Hoods

Richard Prince

Jokes Gangs Hoods


Artist's book published in conjunction with shows held concurrently at Jablonka Galerie and Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, November 12 - December 22, 1990. When making a list of great artists' book of the 1990s this book by Richard Prince works itself high on this list of most influential in the decade. Along with Martin Kippenberger, Prince set the tone for the generation and this book exemplifies the best of the era. Photographs of Prince's NYC studio, images of his own works in progress, images of works in his collection not by himself, travelog of photos of Upstate New York, and index of jokes. Design by Bethany Johns with Prince.


"Sand in der Vaseline : Künstlerbüucher 1980 -2002" by Uwe Koch, Sabine Roeder, Dorothea Klein, Klaus Pohl, Melitta Kliege. Köln, Germany : Verlag der Buchandlung Walther König, 2003, pp. 73.
No. 14 in "Bibliothèque d'un Amateur : Richard Prince's Publications 1981 - 2014" by Vincent Pécoil, Yann Sérandour, Francine Delaigle, Christophe Daviet-Thery, Jérôme Saint-Loubert Bié. Paris / Foligno, France / Italy : &: Christophe Daviet-Thery / VIAINDUSTRIAE Publishing, 2014, 63, 144.
No. 14 in "Bibliothèque d'un Amateur : Richard Prince's Publications" by Vincent Pécoil, Robert Rubin, Yann Sérandour. Paris / Foligno / Gènve, France / Italy / Switzerland : &: Christophe Daviet-Thery / Viaindustriae Publishing / Éditions de la Photographie Genève, 2021, pp. 62, 208.
Condition:  Collectible
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